The new San Francisco clubhouse represents a milestone for female tech executives

The new San Francisco clubhouse represents a milestone for female tech executives

Executive women’s platform Chief opened a new clubhouse in San Francisco this week. Head In a bustling building in New York City’s Flatiron neighborhood, two female executives who work at separate companies discuss marketing strategies for their prospective businesses. Next to them, three retired women in their 60s share a champagne toast. Across the room, … Read more

The biggest risks of using fitness trackers to monitor health

Fitness trackers, which help monitor sleep quality, heart rate and other biological metrics, are a popular way to help Americans improve their health and well-being. There are many types of trackers on the market, including those from well-known brands like Apple, Fitbit, Garmin, and Oura. While these devices are growing in popularity and have legitimate … Read more

What to know about the latest student loan payment suspension extension

President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona. Washington Post | Washington Post | Getty Images It’s been nearly three years since people with federal student loans have had to make a payment on their debt, and the Biden administration recently announced that borrowers have even more time. In March 2020, when the coronavirus … Read more

End of year meeting? The equity market’s bullish pattern is set to collide with fears of stagflation

The period between now and the end of the year marks a historically bullish end of the year for US equities, particularly just before and after Christmas. The question for investors is whether favorable seasonal factors will be offset by economic fundamentals. The momentum towards a year-end stock race only seems to be strengthening now … Read more

5 things to know before the Stock Exchange opens on Monday 21 November

Traditional turkeys make a quick bubbling sound at Elmwood Stock Farm ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in Georgetown, Kentucky November 16, 2021. Amira Karaoud | Reuters Here are the most important pieces of news investors need to start their trading day: 1. It’s time to talk about turkey Happy Thanksgiving week. We may have a … Read more

Cryptocurrency hasn’t been a smart investment for a while now

Boonchai Wedmakawa and | Moment | Getty Images The collapse of FTX, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has swept across the world of digital currencies. Once valued at $32 billion, FTX filed for bankruptcy protection and founder Sam Bankman-Fried stepped down as CEO after reports said the company lent billions of … Read more

Inflation is coming down. Here’s what that means for annual pay raises

Fizkes | Stocks | Getty Images Inflation and annual pay are not in a one-to-one relationship. That became clear to many workers last year, when their annual increases in wages and salaries were nowhere near the four-decade highs for inflation. Many employees complained, even though pay was raised more than had been the norm for … Read more

End of a winning week on Fed’s dovish bets

European markets are muted but post a sixth week of gains The European Stoxx 600 index finished unchanged on Friday, capping off an upbeat week that saw it breach a three-month high and secure a sixth week of gains. Major German and French stock exchanges were unchanged as the UK’s FTSE 100 gained 0.3%. Expectations … Read more

Congress could make it easier to set aside money for emergency expenses

Thomas Barwick | Digitalvision | Getty Images Many families struggle to make money when faced with an unexpected $400 expense. That lack of emergency savings can force them to borrow money at high interest rates to pay for surprise spending, putting their financial security at risk. Now Congress has a window to address the issue … Read more

The bottom hasn’t arrived yet: here are five reasons why US stocks could continue to suffer well into next year

With the S&P 500 trading above 4,000 and the CBOE Volatility Gauge, known as the “Vix” or Wall Street “fear gauge”, VIX, +1.08% having dropped to one of its lowest levels of the year, many Wall Street investors are starting to wonder if the lows have finally arrived for stocks, especially now that the Federal … Read more